A Palestinian Woman Finds Hope in American Jewish Resistance

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by Samah Salaime Several days ago I returned from 10 days of traveling in the United States. Throughout my stay I met many Jews, some more progressive and liberal than others. I met Americans of Palestinian, Syrian, Iraqi, and Moroccan… Continue Reading  

America’s Most Jewish Congressional District Bucks Anti-Iran Challenger

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by Ali Gharib Will Democrats pay politically for supporting the Iran deal? At least where Democratic primaries are concerned, that doesn’t seem to be the case. On Tuesday, Rep. Jerry Nadler, an incumbent from New York with more than two decades… Continue Reading  

Campus Battle Heats Up Over BDS

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by Naomi Dann On April 14, the Doctoral Students Council (DSC) at the City University of New York Graduate Center passed a resolution endorsing the boycott of Israeli academic institutions. Citing Israeli-imposed barriers to Palestinians’ right to education, the complicity… Continue Reading  

Mantra for 9/11

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Ground Zero, New York City, N.Y. (Sept. 16, 2001) -- A lone fire engine at the crime scene in Manhattan where the World Trade Center collapsed following the Sept. 11 terrorist attack.  Surrounding buildings were heavily damaged by the debris and massive force of the falling twin towers.  Clean-up efforts are expected to continue for months.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer's Mate Eric J. TIlford.  (RELEASED)

by Tom Engelhardt Fourteen years later and do you even believe it? Did we actually live it? Are we still living it? And how improbable is that?

David Remnick: Netanyahu’s Attacks on Obama aid Neocon Strategy

The New Yorker’s David Remnick explains why Benjamin Netanyahu’s “high-handed way” of dealing with US presidents serves neoconservative strategy: …In his first term as Prime Minister, in the nineties, Netanyahu used to behave in such a high-handed way with White… Continue Reading